History and descriptive guide of the U. S. Navy Yard, Washington, D. C.
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History and descriptive guide of the U. S. Navy Yard, Washington, D. C. by F. E. Farnham

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Published by Gibson Bros., Printers and Bookbinders in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Washington Navy Yard.

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Edition Notes

Gift Collection: Ida S. Barker, donor.

StatementCompiled by F.E. Farnham and J. Mundell.
ContributionsMundell, Jared, joint compiler.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVA70.W3 F2
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p. :
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6555778M
LC Control Number13006781
OCLC/WorldCa4434117

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The Establishment of the Naval Gun Factory The transition of the Washington Navy Yard from an agency primarily for the care and maintenance of ships to one devoted almost solely to ordnance production began in On March 3 of that year an act of Congress called for a report on the following points:1 1. Which of the Navy Yards or arsenals owned by the Government has the best location, and. Visitors can explore the National Museum of the U.S. Navy and the Navy Art Gallery to discover the Navy's history from the Revolutionary War to the present day. Although the Washington Navy Yard is off the beaten path from the rest of Washington's museums, it is one of . The Washington Navy Yard (WNY) is the former shipyard and ordnance plant of the United States Navy in Southeast Washington, D.C. It is the oldest shore establishment of the U.S. Navy. The Yard currently serves as a ceremonial and administrative center for the U.S. Navy, home to the Chief of Naval Operations, and is headquarters for the Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval Reactors, Naval. History: The Washington Navy Yard is the former shipyard and ordnance plant of the United States Navy in Southeast Washington, D.C. Established in it is the oldest shore establishment of the U.S. Navy. During the War of , the Washington Navy Yard was important not only as a support facility, but was a vital strategic link in the defense of the capital city.

General Orders for the Regulation of the Navy Yard Washington, D.C., – Washington Navy Yard Station Log Extracts, November –March History and Descriptive Guide of the U.S. Navy Yard, Washington, D.C. () Washington Navy Yard: History . ♦History and Descriptive Guide of the US Navy Yard, Washington, DC by Farnham and Mundell ♦Incredible Alaska Overland Rescue ♦Lengthy Deployment: The Jeannette Expedition in Arctic Waters as Described in Annual Reports of the Secretary of the Navy, . History and Descriptive Guide of the US Navy Yard Washington, DC; History of Convoy and Routing [] History of Flag Career of Rear Admiral W.B. Caperton; History of Paul Jones, the Pirate; History of the Bureau of Engineering During WWI; History of the Chief Petty Officer; History of the Dudley Knox Center for Naval History. Navy Yard, also known as Near Southeast, is a neighborhood on the Anacostia River in Southeast Washington, D.C. Navy Yard is bounded by Interstate to the north and east, South Capitol Street to the west, and the Anacostia River to the south. Approximately half of its area (south of M Street, SE) is occupied by the Washington Navy Yard (including the Naval Historical Center), which gives.

  Few people know of the importance of this Yard. Initiated by General Washington the Yard started operations in and had an impressive history thereafter. For example. few people know that it was this Yard that made all the 16 inch gun barrels for U.S. battleships during World War II, along with the needed munitions. My concern is that this Reviews: 3. Navy-yard, Washington: History from Organization, , to Present Date 51st Cong., 1st sess. Senate Issue 22 of Senate executive document Issue of United States congressional serial set: Author: United States. Navy Department: Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office, Original from: the New York Public Library: Digitized: May 5. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. The history of Washington DC Navy Yard has multiple aspects to cover. Although the installation was established with a military purpose, it has a cultural role too. Its history dates back to the summer of The authorities purchased the land for the construction, which began right away. It only took the workers a few months to set up the base.